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    • stephanie
    • 18.10.09 | 21:13 (IST)

    reina, the logic of my argument is international law, it's not subjective, it's agreed upon principles, by souvereign states for hundreds of years. If you have deeds, then you are entitled to compensation, a deed does not confer the right of return in international law. Think about it, the right to one's country is not based on private land ownership, what would the landless poor do if that were the case. I understand you grandfather died dreaming of his home. And I understand you want to marry a Palestinian because of your deeply ingrained cultural sense.

    from the article: Ari Shavit / Israel needs legitimacy to wage war and peace
    First published 03:11 15.10.09 | Last updated 04:32 15.10.09
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